If you were blogging back in 2005, it was amazing to see the talent and energy found in the African blogosphere, and Kenya was a leader amongst the countries involved.
On behalf of Ushahidi’s board of directors, team and community; I am delighted to announce that Ushahidi is a recipient of the prestigious MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. This award comes at an apropos time as we celebrate our 5 year anniversary.
Upgrading to 2.5, the latest Ushcast, the Humanitarian Hack Box and a Deployment of the Week from Romania are in this report.
Happy week! We have a few gems to share with you. First off, two of our favourite words: Public. Open.
Into the Code: SwiftRiver code is now on github.
Elections, Software Roadmap Feedback and more in the Ushahidi weekly:
We have a few community launches to share this week, plus code changes and preparing for RHOK. Anyone can update the Ushahidi weekly. All you need is a wiki account. Let us know what you are working on or need help with.
What a week! We have an important security update, news about a few community award winners/nominees, some code changes and a community meetup in Panama:
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